Friday, September 7 2012 8:57 PM EDT2012-09-08 00:57:35 GMT
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - According to numbers released by Verizon this afternoon, Charlotte cell phone use was off the charts during the DNC. People made 31 % more calls than they typically do and thereMore >>
Wireless carrier reaches numbers which show many people spent quite a bit of time talking while they were in Uptown Charlotte.More >>
Friday, September 7 2012 8:30 PM EDT2012-09-08 00:30:20 GMT
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - John Wilson and David Beddinger came up with the idea to show support for the thousands of Police, Fire and Medic personnel who worked countless hours during the DNC. "WorkingMore >>
John Wilson and David Beddinger came up with the idea to show support for the thousands of Police, Fire and Medic personnel who worked countless hours during the DNC.More >>
Thursday, September 6 2012 11:09 PM EDT2012-09-07 03:09:56 GMT
The following are President Barack Obama's remarks as prepared for delivery. Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and Sasha, you make me soMore >>
The following are President Barack Obama's remarks as prepared for delivery.More >>
Thursday, September 6 2012 11:06 PM EDT2012-09-07 03:06:42 GMT
Below are the full remarks of Vice President Joe Biden at the Democratic National Convention.My fellow Democrats, and my favorite Democrat. Jilly, I want you to know that Beau, Hunt, Ashley, and I areMore >>
Below are the full remarks of Vice President Joe Biden at the Democratic National Convention.More >>
Thursday, September 6 2012 10:08 PM EDT2012-09-07 02:08:01 GMT
The following is a transcript of a speech by Ted Strickland, former governor of Ohio at the Democratic National Convention. I'm Ted Strickland, and I come from Duck Run, Ohio. Let me tell you, folks in Ohio knowMore >>
The following is a transcript of a speech by Ted Strickland, former governor of Ohio at the Democratic National Convention.More >>
TAMPA, FL (RNN) - With one less day than they intended for festivities, Republican National Convention organizers found themselves scrambling over the weekend to fit speakers into new slots after tropical storm Isaac forced them to cancel Monday events.
A number of speakers slated for Monday - like South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and former Alabama Democratic Congressman-turned-Republican Artur Davis - have found new speaking slots later in the week.
A few non-headlining speakers got cut altogether, and others canceled their appearances to deal with the approaching storm.
The headlining speakers, however, will still speak during the 10 to 11 p.m. ET hour.
"We eliminated parts of the program that weren't essential in order to retain our headliners," Romney adviser Russ Schriefer said during a conference call Sunday evening. "We're increasing the time of the events."
Schriefer said the convention festivities will also start a half hour earlier and they'll be making some of the speeches shorter.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, originally scheduled to speak Tuesday, canceled his speech to focus on Isaac. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is considering skipping the convention as forecasters predict a landfall of the storm somewhere from Louisiana to the Florida panhandle, possibly as a Category 2 hurricane.
Originally scheduled as a full day of events, Monday's session will be cut to a five to 10 minute gaveling in of the convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, which will almost immediately go into recess until Tuesday.
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Monday, August 11 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:19:42 GMT
The storm-beaten seaside communities on Hawaii's Big Island are fighting to restore electricity and running water - and likely deciding who will hold the state's U.S. Senate seat.More >>
Robert Gavel was too busy Monday helping a crew repair a home savaged by Tropical Storm Iselle to consider that his hard-hit community on Hawaii's Big Island would likely decide who would become the state's next...More >>
Sunday, August 10 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-10 23:56:44 GMT
His generator whirring at top speed, Gene Lamkin used rain captured from Tropical Storm Iselle to wash his hair as he and thousands of others in a rural swath of the Big Island remained in the dark and unable to...More >>
Sunshine and blue skies returned to parts of Hawaii on Sunday after days of heavy rain and gusting winds brought by Tropical Storm Iselle, the first to make landfall in more than two decades. A second storm in the Pacific,...More >>
Sunday, August 10 2014 2:37 AM EDT2014-08-10 06:37:23 GMT
The one-two hurricane punch that was supposed to hit Hawaii is looking more like a jab and a missed left hook.More >>
His generator whirring at top speed, Gene Lamkin used rain captured from Tropical Storm Iselle to wash his hair as he and thousands of others in a rural swath of the Big Island remained in the dark and unable to traverse...More >>
Saturday, August 9 2014 1:35 AM EDT2014-08-09 05:35:32 GMT
Hawaii election officials were scrambling Friday to set up polling stations ahead of the state's primary election, which officials determined will go ahead as planned despite rain and winds from Tropical Storm...More >>
Hawaii election officials were scrambling Friday to set up polling stations ahead of the state's primary election, which officials determined will go ahead as planned despite rain and winds from Tropical Storm Iselle...More >>
Friday, August 8 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:36:16 GMT
The National Weather Service has downgraded Iselle to a tropical storm.More >>
As the first tropical storm to hit Hawaii in 22 years passed by the islands, some coffee farmers on the Big Island navigated flooded roads to assess damage to their crops Friday while residents and tourists wandered the...More >>
Friday, August 8 2014 4:25 AM EDT2014-08-08 08:25:25 GMT
Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't - and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years.More >>
Barely holding on to hurricane strength, Iselle's outer edges brought rain and wind to Hawaii on Thursday as it approached landfall, poised to become the first hurricane or tropical storm to hit the island chain in 22...More >>